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Chamber and committees

Question ref. S5W-08313
Asked by: Douglas Ross, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
Date lodged: 22 March 2017


To ask the Scottish Government how many vacancies there are for independent prison monitors.

Current status: Answered by Michael Matheson on 18 April 2017


The optimum number of independent prison monitors is dependent on the experience and availability of IPMs in each prison which can vary significantly. There is therefore no set quota by which to measure vacancies.